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Babysitter Certification


with Grace Gendron

Calendar Mar 25, 2023 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

For youth ages 11-15 who want to become responsible babysitters! This course is taught by a certified EMT-I, 911 Dispatcher and mom. The goal is to provide youth with the knowledge and skills necessary to prevent accidents and respond to emergencies while supervising younger children. They will learn basic care, child safety and first aid skills as well as receive CPR training! Participants will receive a take-home babysitter manual, a CPR manual and a course completion card at the end of the class. Pre-registration is required in order for the instructor to be prepared with the appropriate amount of materials. Participants should bring a snack and water bottle. Registration: $55.

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Staying Home Alone


with Melanie Sparks

Calendar Mar 25, 2023 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Designed by an experienced educator and Red Cross Trainer, this class teaches 8-11 year olds the fundamentals of staying home alone for short periods of time. Through fun games and activities, students learn information they need to know, such as parent cell phone numbers, which neighbors can be called on, when to call 911, safe and unsafe "home alone" activities, and what to do if there is a fire or other emergency.  Includes a take home booklet and certificate of completion.  Registration $30.

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Legal Planning for Aging Adults


with Meg Greene, Esq. Meghan Meyers, Esq.

Calendar Mar 30, 2023 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Planning for incapacity, transfer of assets on death, and probate. Make sure your legal affairs are tied up before it's too late for you to have a say. Estate planning attorneys, Meghan Meyers and Martha (Meg) Greene from the law firm of Brann & Isaacson, will discuss strategies available under Maine law. Power of attorney, advance directives, wills and probate will all be topics for discussion, and audience participation is encouraged so bring your questions!

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Plant Care Basics


with Amy Hatch

Calendar Apr 11, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

With April comes the anticipation of Spring! What do you need to know about getting your plants ready for the change of seasons? Amy is a plant lover with a green thumb - known to even sprout plants from produce in her fridge or pantry! Get tips on growing plants from seed as well as caring for the ones you already have. The basics of watering, feeding, potting and repotting will all be covered.  Registration: $8.

Photo credit: Amy's sunroom!

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